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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

How long has it been since you had your last blood stool test using a home kit?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years > 5 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,418 1,630 16.8 15.9-17.8 762 8.0 7.4- 8.7 521 4.9 4.4- 5.5 1,663 16.9 15.9-17.8 4,842 53.4 52.1-54.7
-Piedmont NC 4,410 812 17.3 15.9-18.8 398 8.5 7.6- 9.6 250 5.1 4.4- 5.9 849 17.9 16.5-19.4 2,101 51.2 49.2-53.1
GENDER
Male 1,659 323 17.9 15.6-20.4 178 9.5 8.0-11.4 81 4.5 3.5- 5.8 274 15.5 13.4-17.8 803 52.5 49.4-55.7
Female 2,751 489 16.8 15.2-18.6 220 7.6 6.5- 9.0 169 5.5 4.6- 6.7 575 20.0 18.1-21.9 1,298 50.0 47.6-52.4
RACE
White 3,729 703 18.0 16.5-19.6 338 8.8 7.7-10.0 218 5.2 4.4- 6.1 760 19.9 18.3-21.6 1,710 48.2 46.1-50.2
African American 570 99 16.6 12.8-21.2 53 8.7 6.2-11.9 30 5.4 3.6- 8.1 78 12.0 9.0-15.8 310 57.4 51.9-62.7
Other Minorities 104 9 7.7 3.7-15.6 6 2.9 1.2- 7.1 2 1.1 0.3- 4.7 10 6.1 2.6-13.5 77 82.1 72.7-88.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 72 7 7.8 3.2-17.7 6 4.3 1.4-12.5 3 1.9 0.5- 7.5 8 5.4 2.3-12.0 48 80.7 69.2-88.6
Non-Hispanic 4,327 804 17.5 16.1-19.0 392 8.6 7.6- 9.7 247 5.2 4.4- 6.0 840 18.2 16.8-19.7 2,044 50.5 48.5-52.4
AGE
50-54 787 86 11.8 9.0-15.3 37 4.1 2.8- 6.0 27 3.0 1.9- 4.7 95 10.5 8.1-13.4 542 70.6 66.4-74.6
55-64 1,551 263 16.2 14.1-18.5 147 9.2 7.5-11.1 84 5.1 3.9- 6.6 303 18.1 15.9-20.6 754 51.5 48.3-54.6
65-74 1,175 257 21.9 19.1-24.9 127 11.2 9.2-13.6 77 6.4 4.9- 8.5 260 22.7 19.8-25.8 454 37.8 34.4-41.3
75+ 897 206 22.5 19.2-26.2 87 10.4 8.0-13.3 62 6.5 4.8- 8.8 191 22.8 19.2-26.8 351 37.8 33.8-42.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 616 101 14.4 11.4-18.0 47 6.5 4.6- 9.0 28 5.1 3.2- 8.1 104 15.2 12.0-19.0 336 58.8 53.8-63.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,350 268 18.0 15.5-20.9 124 9.0 7.2-11.2 80 5.4 4.1- 7.1 245 16.9 14.5-19.6 633 50.6 47.0-54.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,134 207 17.3 14.6-20.3 112 8.6 6.8-10.7 59 4.3 3.1- 6.0 210 16.5 14.0-19.5 546 53.3 49.4-57.1
College Graduate 1,303 235 17.8 15.4-20.6 113 8.8 7.0-10.9 83 5.4 4.1- 6.9 288 20.7 18.2-23.6 584 47.3 43.9-50.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 496 81 13.9 10.5-18.2 40 6.9 4.7-10.0 22 3.8 2.1- 6.9 89 15.2 11.6-19.7 264 60.2 54.3-65.8
$15,000- 24,999 755 153 20.5 16.5-25.1 62 8.1 6.0-10.9 42 5.1 3.5- 7.4 147 18.6 15.1-22.8 351 47.7 42.8-52.6
$25,000- 34,999 462 86 16.9 13.2-21.5 34 6.4 4.2- 9.6 37 7.1 4.8-10.4 80 18.6 14.4-23.6 225 51.0 45.2-56.8
$35,000- 49,999 613 120 19.4 15.8-23.6 66 9.5 7.1-12.6 30 4.6 3.0- 7.2 117 16.2 13.1-19.8 280 50.3 45.1-55.5
$50,000-74,999 573 115 18.9 15.2-23.2 49 8.8 6.2-12.2 42 7.5 5.1-10.8 111 17.1 13.8-21.1 256 47.7 42.6-53.0
$75,000+ 861 158 16.4 13.7-19.4 88 9.3 7.2-11.9 50 4.8 3.4- 6.6 170 19.0 16.0-22.4 395 50.6 46.5-54.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,875 378 18.7 16.5-21.2 166 8.8 7.3-10.6 107 5.3 4.2- 6.7 384 18.9 16.7-21.2 840 48.3 45.2-51.4
No 2,465 424 16.5 14.8-18.5 227 8.2 7.0- 9.6 140 4.9 4.0- 6.1 452 17.3 15.5-19.3 1,222 53.0 50.4-55.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 808 206 23.3 19.9-27.2 90 10.9 8.6-13.7 43 5.6 3.9- 7.8 136 16.5 13.5-20.0 333 43.7 39.3-48.3
Non-Veteran 3,600 606 15.8 14.3-17.3 308 7.9 6.9- 9.1 207 5.0 4.2- 5.9 713 18.3 16.7-19.9 1,766 53.1 50.9-55.2

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having a blood stool test
and those respondents who were not asked formed the NEVER category.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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